Ayatollah Nouri Hamadani was born in Hamadan, Iran in 1925.
He began his studies under the care of his father at the age of seven. He learned Persian literature, the poetical works of ‘Gulistan’ (a book of moral poetry), composition, mathematics from the book ‘Nisaab’, and Usool from the book ‘Ma`alim’.
Emigration to Qum
In 1943, he migrated to Qom and attended lectures of Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir Sultaani Tabataba’i, Ayatollah Al-Damad, Ayatollah Shaykh Muhammad Mujaahidi, and Ayatollah Mirza Ahmadi Tabrizi. He also benefited a lot from the knowledge of Ayatollah Boroujerdi, Ayatollah Rafi`i Qazwini, Ayatollah Hajj Mir Sayyid Ali Yathribi Kaashaani, and Imam Khumayni.
After the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Imam Khumayni appointed him as his representative to Europe; thereupon he had the opportunity to visit many European countries.
At present, he is teaching the higher level of Fiqh (jurisprudence) and Usool (principles) in the Islamic Seminary of Qom and he is one the Great Marja in Islamic World.